File photo of security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu & Kashmir. Nisar Malik/IANS

File photo of security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu & Kashmir. Nisar Malik/IANS

Three JeM terrorists killed in J&K encounter

Srinagar, December 29, 2021

Three JeM terrorists have been killed in an encounter between terrorists and security forces at Mirhama area in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Wednesday, officials said.

"Two local terrorists and one Pakistani terrorist affiliated with proscribed terror outfit JeM killed. Search still going on. One M4 and two AK 47 rifles recovered. A big success," J&K Police, quoting IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar, tweeted.

The firefight between terrorists and security forces took place after a joint team of the police and the security forces cordoned off the area and launched a search operation on the basis of specific information about presence of terrorists.

As the security forces zeroed in on the spot where terrorists were hiding, they came under a heavy volume of fire that triggered the encounter.

IANS

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